Episode 52: Dr. Sharbreon Plummer and Rachel Wallis

Dr. Sharbreon Plummer and Rachel Wallis

Stitch by Stitch: The Threads of Abolition

Stitch by Stitch is a gathering of artists and activists, quilters and abolitionists to be held in Chicago on July 15, 16, and 17. We’re honored to sit down with two of the Stitch organizers—Dr. Sharbreon Plummer, author of Diasporic Threads: Black Women, Fiber, and Textiles, and Rachel Wallis, an instructor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago—for a wide-ranging conversation about craftivism, building communities of resistance, and creating spaces to release the radical imagination. Contact them at stitchingabolition.com or stitchingabolition@gmail.com.

Featured Poem:

Margaret Atwood, You Begin

Free write:

What do you do in a regular way to make yourself joyful and your life beautiful in the wreckage of the world?

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